Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Krackowizer, Ernest

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KRACKOWIZER, Ernest, physician, b. in Styria, Austria, in 1822; d. in Sing Sing, N. Y., 23 Sept., 1875. He studied medicine in Vienna and Padua, where, as captain of the students' league, he became involved in the insurrection of 1848. He came to this country, settled in Brooklyn, where he practised until he removed to New York in 1857. He established the German dispensary, and assisted in reorganizing Bellevue hospital medical college in 1874. He was a member of the committee of seventy during the municipal reform, a member of several medical societies, and attached to Mount Sinai and other hospitals. He contributed to medical periodicals.